Finance Ireland’s Billy Kane: has put plan on ice to float firm on the stock market as Covid-19 hit investor appetite.   Photograph: Bryan James Brophy

Finance Ireland, the largest non-bank lender in the State, refinanced a portfolio of €295 million worth of mortgages on the international bond market (...)

Wall Street’s main indexes hit their lowest in nearly seven weeks on Monday. Photograph: Richard Drew/File/AP Photo

European stocks posted their worst fall in three months on Monday as fears of a second wave of Covid-19 infections hit travel and leisure shares, whil(...)

HSBC shares fell as much as 3.6 per cent to their lowest since the Asian currency crisis of 1998.

Shares in HSBC and Standard Chartered fell on Monday to their lowest since 1998 after media reports that they and other banks, including Barclays and (...)

Wall Street’s main indexes fell on Thursday. Photograph: Richard Drew/File/AP Photo

European shares broke a four-day winning run on Thursday, with banks reeling from the prospect of near-zero interest rates for a prolonged period, whi(...)

The Federal Reserve has signalled it was not immediately prepared to deploy further unconventional measures to shore up the world’s biggest economy.

Stock markets were knocked on Thursday after the US Federal Reserve signalled it was not immediately prepared to deploy further unconventional measure(...)

Sri Lankan prime minister Mahinda Rajapaksa leaves a polling station after casting his vote in the country’s parliamentary elections  in Tangalla. Photograph: EPA/STR

Sri Lankans went to the polls in parliamentary elections on Wednesday, with analysts predicting that the Rajapaksa political dynasty will tighten its (...)

US stocks fell sharply on Thursday. Photograph: AFP via Getty

European shares sank to a one-month low on Thursday, hit by underwhelming earnings reports, a dire reading of the German economy’s health, and US pres(...)

Banks were among the biggest losers, with AIB tumbling 8.94 per cent to €1.14 while Bank of Ireland declined 7.81 per cent to €1.86. Photograph: Peter Muhly/AFP

Banks and oil companies led European stocks lower on Tuesday as investors turned wary ahead of the US Federal Reserve’s policy meeting. DUBLIN The I(...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City.

European shares closed unchanged on Friday although rising US-China tensions hit Asia-exposed banks and luxury stocks, while hopes of a global recover(...)

The shipment is the latest in a series of consignments paid for by U2 from a €10 million donation

A third flight carrying two million face masks and 32,000 surgical gowns for Irish healthcare workers, purchased by rock band U2, landed at Dublin Air(...)

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